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The Big Chris Barber Band
"British jazz trombonist Chris Barber celebrates his 64th year as a bandleader in 2013. Chris formed his first Barber New Orleans Band in 1949 at the age of nineteen. In 1953, along with Monty Sunshine and Lonnie Donegan, he joined forces with Ken Colyer. Then, with the replacement of Colyer by Pat Halcox, Ken Colyer's Jazzmen became Chris Barber's Jazz Band in 1954 and has been one of Europe's most successful traditional jazz bands ever since. Today CHRIS BARBER leads his 10-piece band, with its 7-strong front line, playing a wide selection of his favourite music."
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A legend of the jazz world since the early 1950s playing the best in trad jazz, swing, blues and big band sounds. You can count on an exciting evening with eleven musicians who will put in 'full swing' every jazz fan as well as those who are just about to become one.
The Big Chris Barber Band feature everything from New Orleans to blues to late '20s Ellington, played with extraordinary panache and skill. Barber is an icon of traditional jazz in the UK.
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Venue: Tivoli Theatre
Phone: 01202 885566